Sestertius with bust of Severus Alexander
Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 21.58 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right.
Reverse: Mars, in military dress, walking right, holds transverse spear in right hand, shield on left arm.
MARSVLTOR in field: S C
By date unknown: Sir Charles Oman Collection; by 1968: with Christie, Manson & Woods, 8 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1 (Christie's auction of the Oman collection, July 2, 1968, lot 181, partial); purchased on behalf of MFA at Christie's auction by A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., September 11, 1968
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour